Jayne Ozanne

Director and Founder, Ozanne Foundation, United Kingdom

Jayne Ozanne is a well-known gay evangelical who works to ensure full inclusion of all LGBTI Christians in religious organization, which she does through her charity, the Ozanne Foundation. The Ozanne Foundation works with religious organizations around the world to eliminate discrimination based on sexuality or gender in order to embrace and celebrate the equality and diversity of all. In March 2019 she was appointed to join the government's LGBT Advisory Panel. Having been a founding member of the Archbishops' Council for the Church of England (1999 - 2004), she is again a member of General Synod where she is involved in campaigning for a range of issues. In 2017 she led a debate on the dangers of Conversion Therapy within the Church of England, which resulted in them calling on the government to ban it. She is actively engaged through her writings and broadcasts in helping the Church develop and promote a positive Christian ethic towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

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